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Margaret Severin-Hansen stars as a beautiful princess cursed to live as a swan until she finds true love in Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake (photo by Armes Photography)

Carolina Ballet’s Swan Lake Is CEO/Artistic Director Ricky Weiss’ Lovely Swan Song

The last program of the Carolina Ballet’s 2018-19 season is Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s iconic Swan Lake, featuring live music by the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle. Swan Lake is such a favorite of ballet-goers that the program is offered in the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium, rather than the usual A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater. It feels like… Read More ›

Margaret Severin-Hansen starred in "Swan Lake" (photo by The Right Image Photography)

Carolina Ballet’s “Swan Lake” Was Stunning at the Durham Performing Arts Center on May 2nd and 3rd

Everyone knows what to expect from Swan Lake. After all, it’s a classic ballet, composed by the master composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-93) in the Victorian age (1876). Everyone who has ever taken a ballet class longs to be either the white swan or the black swan. The Carolina Ballet knew that they had an immense… Read More ›

True Love Conquers All, Carolina Ballet’s “Swan Lake”

The Carolina Ballet magically performed the classic tale of Swan Lake on the stage of the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium April 16-19th. Carolina Ballet’s artistic director Robert Weiss brings this classic rendition of Pyotr IIyich Tchaikovsky’s composition to life masterfully on the stage of the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. The Carolina Ballet had the extra pleasure of… Read More ›

What goes into the Magic of the Nutcracker Ballet

Your spirit will be transfixed, and you may wish it would last forever. You will return to your daily life with a bittersweet awareness that what you have experienced was indeed magical.